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ReferenceHQ00049210_650107
RecruiterMacildowie
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Town/CityLeicestershire
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 December 2017

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Buyer
Leicestershire
25-35k

Macildowie is currently recruiting a Buyer on behalf of a well known organisation in Leicestershire. This manufacturing business is offering the successful candidate the chance to learn from an experienced purchasing team.

Reporting into the Category Manager, you will be responsible for:

* Creating and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers
* Ongoing maintenance of supplier catalogues
* Identifying cost-saving opportunities
* Assisting with tender activity and supplier negotiation
* Approving and releasing purchase orders
* Working closely with stakeholders to ensure procurement targets are reached
* Regular analysis and reporting to record key activities
* Supporting he wider business with regards to compliance and processes
* Ad hoc duties as required by management

To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Relevant experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment
* Previous involvement with the tender process and negotiating with suppliers
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with the wider business in addition to external suppliers
* Strong numerical, verbal and written skills as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft office
* Commercial acumen, the ability to use your initiative
* Demonstrate proactive, positive and professional behaviours

This large team will provide a fantastic environment to grow as a Buyer as you will receive internal and external training; however experience within a manufacturing / engineering environment is essential.

This role will offer a salary of up to £35,00 dependant upon experience, coupled with other benefits you would expect from such an organisation.



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